Tag Archive for Tag: Stirrup Splices

Tag: Stirrup Splices Development, Anchorage, and Splices of Reinforcement

Steel reinforcement must be bonded to the concrete sufficiently so that the steel will yield before it is freed from the concrete. Despite assumptions made in the past to the contrary, bond stress between concrete and reinforcing bars is not uniform over a given length, not directly related to the perimeter of the bars, not equal in tension and compression, and may be affected

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